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after superstorm sandy. 90 people in the united states and canada were killed. bringing the total death toll fromicisticist to 100 -- from superstorm sandy to 157. and officials abandon their search for a ship's chapten who is believed -- is happen who is believed -- chapten who is believed to have drawn -- captain who is believed to have drowned. in new jersey, the scope of the damage became clear. much of the jersey shore is reduced to piles of sand, water and debris. boats flung from marinas. today people remembered what they endurate and what they lost -- endured and what they lost. >> life and death situation. >> no power. no help. i felt helpless. >> i don't ever think it will be the same. >> chris christie said the state's job is to move from saving lives to rebuilding. >> in new york city commuters struggled to return to work. some service has been restored but 9 subway lines remain shut down today. passengers had to wait in long lines to catch a bus and many walked in. much of manhattan remains in the dark and on staten island they continue to search for two little boys who wer
of superstorm sandy. and it is going to be a long time before things really do get back to normal. many of you are helping us tell the stories of this disaster and the aftermath with your ireports. take a look at this one, our ireporter took this video that shows manhattan and the freedom tower from staten island. so you can see the finger-pointing right there. the water tanker washed up along the east river there. for the next half hour, we're going to bring you some of the best images and the best sound from our ireporter, josh lev is here to talk about it and take us through it. >> that was an iconic shot this week, when our reporter was there. folks this right now, this is your chance to see the most powerful and amazing videos and images of what our country has been through in the past week. including brand-new ones that have now come into this. some of what we're going to show you is heartbreaking, but some will make you smile. showing resiliency after the devastation. i'm going to show you pictures and facebook and tweeting with you, this is a conversation, let's get involved. fred, i'l
unplugged. superstorm sandy gave life to a new set of scams. find out how to protect yourself. and, why the creator of star wars is giving "new hope" to education. first business starts now. you're watching first business: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas. good morning everybody. i'm angela miles. it's november 2nd, and it's jobs friday. it may or may not be deal-breaker for voters, but tensions are high over the jobs numbers due out today. it's anticipated 125,000 jobs were added in october, and the unemployment rate edged up to 7.9% from 7.8%. in the latest numbers on jobs, adp reports 158,000 jobs were added to payrolls last month, while the goverment reports claims for unemployment benefits last week fell by 9,000 to 363,000. stocks surged ahead of today's jobs numbers. the dow rallied 137 points, the nasdaq up 43, and the s&p popped 16 pts. gold dropped $4 and oil inched up to nearly $87. tim mulholland of china america capital joins us now from the trading floor of cme group. good morning, good to have you on the show this morning on this jobs friday. > > go
on recovery efforts following superstorm sandy. the governor of several states will take part along with members of the president's cabinet. the number of people killed in the northeast stands at 10, that includes 41 people in new york city alone. right now 2.7 million customers are without power across 15 states and the district of columbia. economic terms could reach $50 billion. one of the hardest hit areas is new york's staten island. good morning. >> and good morning to you. good to be with you. >> reporter: what a difference a morning makes. just in the last hour the energy in this neighborhood has been just completely transformed. you have volunteers coming in from all over the place trying to lend a hand and clean up the mess sandy left behind. here's an example a home has been turned into rubble. it is estimated the storm could cost as much as $18 billion in new york alone. michael moore spent hours at his staten island home trying to push out the mud hurricane sandy brought in. >> michael and his wife, karen, were home with their young children, when a wave of water rushed
are surfacing about people trying to profit on superstorm sandy by selling gas for as much as $20 per gallon including on craigslist. and finance ministers and central bankers of the g-20 are commiting to stregthen efforts to hold up the sluggish global economy. let's get the feeling from the trading floor with john brady of rj o'brien. happy election day to you. what do you anticipate will happen in market action? > > i think today will probably march sideways. i think most of the attention will be on tonight and maybe the early morning hours tomorrow as regards the election races. now, it's not just the presidential race that will have the markets focused. keep in mind there are 34 senatorial seats that are likewise up for election, and as markets start to look ahead toward the fiscal cliff, which will start wednesday or thursday, as soon as these results are announced, then equations and challenges regarding the fiscal cliff need to be weighed by the market, and that will be the next big trade for the market. > > i think another big wave would be greece, with this new threat of a possibil
and tomorrow fairfax police testimony is going to collect food and clothing for the victims of superstorm sandy. >> matt jablow has more. >> reporter: captain laura kenyan is the head of the criminal investigation division of the city of fairfax. >> my co-workers rally. >> reporter: during more than 20 years as a police officer she has witnessed all types of tragedies. >> but none apparently that prepared her for the video she saw on television last week of the almost unimaginable damage among the highly populated coast lines of new york and new jersey. >> i cried and i came into work friday and i thought about what could i do to help. >> reporter: inspired by the heartbreaking images of the pain inflicted by superstorm sandy, captain kenyan moved quickly into action, organizing a food, clothing and supply drive that began on sunday at the city of fairfax police department. >> i just think it is time we all just pay it forward. >> where people stop by all day long in a show of generosity that captain kenyan says has truly reaffirmed her faith in humanity. >> it has been heartwarming, amazing. p
businessweek as millions remain without power following superstorm sandy. we will speak with the magazine's editor paul barrett on the link between climate change and intensifying storms. meanwhile, new york mayor michael bloomberg has endorsed president obama, citing his views on climate change. we will get a report from brooklyn, where occupied activists are teaming up with local groups to help survivors of the storm. we will speak with helena wong about relief efforts in chinatown. all of that and more coming up. welcome to "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are broadcasting from new york city and st. louis, missouri. the death toll of superstorm sandy along the eastern seaboard has jumped to 98 as more bodies are recovered by the dead. 40 people have been killed in new york city, half of them on staten island, which was overcome with devastating flooding. staten island residents have criticized local and federal officials for allegedly ignoring recovery there, saying they're in desperate need of aid. new york city is facing criticism for
center street -- a storm. >> it may not be superstorm sandy, but it may cause more trouble for the east coast. mike masco has more. what are we looking at, mike? >> we're looking at a whole lot of weather north of us. it's cold. we're running somewhere around 20 degrees below average. it will continue through the overnight. it will get really cold. we do think it's going to be pretty cold across the area. you want to talk about snow? it's snowing to the north, to the east. let's go out toward connecticut. it is coming down. i think it will close easily on eight inches of snow. it will be a historic one. the snow has been falling from philadelphia, atlantic city airport. if you have a flight out of those two points, forget about it. in terms of what's going on here, it's cold. at times a little bit of a breeze. a few of our facebook friends have been saying it's flurries from time to time but we're not expect heavy ?oal -- snowfall accumulations. cecil county, harford county and the northern eastern shore you could be dealing with a coating. it's cold. wyatt will talk about that coming u
in the aftermath of superstorm sandy. among the biggest headaches gasoline is being rationed. only drivers with even numbered license plates could fill up today. many people are still without electricity using gas powered generators. temperatures are dropping into the 30s and shelters are packed at night. in the shore town of tucker ton families seeing their neighborhood for the first time are devastated. >> the only thing we had was the clothes on our back grabbed the animals and left. not expecting to come back to nothing. >> part of our house is across the street. we've seen our couch two streets down. we never get there. >> more than 50,000 people in new jersey have applied for fema assistance feel has approved $30 million in payments. >>> marathon runners pitched in to help. >> reporter: hundreds would be marathon runners and volunteers including sherry met up from the planned start line. >> they wanted to organize a way to kind of give back to those communities that need. >> reporter: wearing orange and weighed down with back packs filled with food, first aid and supplies they
repayments. new estimates have been released regarding superstorm sandy's economic impact. "this storm will cost the coast around $50 billion in damages and economic loss. the state of new york, $33 billion in damage and economic loss." that was new york governor andrew cuomo. in related news, governor cuomo fired the state director of emergency management this week. cuomo says the director used a crew to remove a tree from his own home following the storm. meanwhile, the storm hurt revenues at united airlines. the airline said this week that revenue is down by $90 million. united was forced to cancel around 5300 flights. and, some automakers estimate 16,000 new vehicles were ruined by sandy. that number is likely to rise when gm and ford release estimates of losses. thanksgiving dinner will cost a bit more this year because of the rising cost of turkey. a 16-pound bird will set you back $22.23 - a per-pound increase of 4 cents since last year. the average thanksgiving dinner for ten is $49.48 according to the american farm bureau, which notes that price is less than a 1% increase. on
the misery causes -- caused by superstorm sandy and now this. and victims are facing health risks as well. those most vulnerable are people who lost loved ones. some are developing problem wls relationships. research shows post-traumatic stress disorder is the leading consequence. others may get sick more easily because their immune systems have been compromised and flooding from sandy may cause mold which could make them sick, too. >>> a clean sweep on maryland's most powerful radar. no shocker there. good stuff as we take a look downtown, lake mason toward harbor east. beautiful finish to the day, still adjusting to these early sun sets. 50 degrees at bwi after a day in the low to mid-50s. if you're out and about maybe doing a run through the city or wherever you live, definitely we're feeling warmer today because that sunshine really can make a big, big difference. so you some of the weather in motion, from charm city run. busy day traffic run as always on a week delay but the sunshine was nice. dundalk gorgeous shot of the bay bridge. still fall foliage. kent island as we shift the ca
superstorm sandy and laura brennan is one of the many. she lives in long island. her home was overtaken with water and repairs had to be done. after more than two weeks she said she handle others feel forgotten. >> why are we not part of the community. we're still here. >> some are turning their anger into action by suing long island power and light. now they are making their move. there is some action. the acting chief officer has resigned. he handed it down late tuesday, the same day that the governor, andrew cuomo said he is launching an investigation. >>> while families work to rebuild after sandy, some are scouring the streets looking for their lost four-legged friends. the water rose so quickly that families had no time to react. the teams are going street by street in staten island trying to save pets. >> many of them suffer from stress. some of the cats have flood their urine. some had exturnal -- external wounds. >> animals are placed in foster care until the owners can get back home. >>> you have to love the dave matthews band. not only is their music great, so is their spirit
. >>> the devastation of superstorm sandy, the impact it could have on the economy and what happened at the new york stock exchange that hadn't happened in more than 100 years. >>> the changing way we deal with and learn about crises, the perils and power of social media. "wall street journal report" begins right now. >> this is america's number one financial news program, "the wall street journal report." now maria bartiromo. >> here's a look what's making news as we head into a new week on wall street. a positive jobs report and labor department reporting that the unemployment rate ticked up a notch in the month of october to 7.9%. but 171,000 jobs were created in the month well above expectations. numbers for the last two months were also revised upwards and 84,000 jobs added for august and september. new york's mayor michael bloomberg rang the opening bell at the new york stock exchange after a two-day shutdown because of superstorm sandy. that's the first two-day weather related shutdown at the new york stock exchange since 1888. the first day post storm trading was a slow one but no glitches.
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on by superstorm sandy. both candidates put the talking points in their back pocket. but now with just three days left, the candidates are back on the trail with the talking points at the ready. we also have our correspondents spread out throughout the battleground states to bring you more on the election and the final push for both candidates. >>> let's step away from the map and let's get to the message for a moment. paul steinhauser is live in harrisburg, pennsylvania. paul, really a flurry of activity and travel for president obama and governor romney. what is their message for these final three days? >> victor, it's interesting, both of them have the same message. change. they're saying it in different ways. you're hearing a lot about change as they crisscross the campaign trail in the final days. both were talking about the message yesterday, last night in ohio. take a listen. >> the president says that, you know, it has to be this way. i say it has to change. he says, he's got excuses for us. i say, in fact, no, i have a plan for us. >> he says that we need to settle for where we are with
going for millions of people affected by sandy and the superstorm is not done yet. storm remnants triggered flood watch warnings from northern new england and mid-atlantic states. winter storm warnings for central appalachians and flooding advisories across the lower great lakes. 74 people have been killed by the mega storm at one point. 60 million people were without power. it's fallen to 40 million people. and back up batteries and generate ors are failing knocking out one in five cell phone towers. here's a timeline video of how some 650,000 new yorkers lost power. the storm rolled in. you see the freedom tower on the right. night falls. the sub station explodes. lower manhattan is plunged into darkness. mayor bloomberg said could it be days before power is restored. >> reporter: good morning. i'm standing in front of the entrance to new york's fdr drive. this is one of the areas that remains flooded after the storm. down at the jersey shore the devastation is even worse. president obama visited new jersey to see firsthand the damage from superstorm sandy. the president and gov
it could mean a longer wait for apple gadgets. and, how superstorm sandy could affect home depot stock this week. keep it here, first business starts now. you're watching first business: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas. good morning. it's monday, november 12. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: stocks drop. the dow & s&p 500 fell 2% last week. some traders say it was just good old profit taking. others believe the fall was out of fear of the looming fiscal cliff. the market could have a heavy metal reaction today to a deal that was announced late friday. precision castparts is buying titanium metals for $2.9 billion in cash. in the "affairs to remember" category, christopher kubasik, who was on his way to becoming the ceo of lockheed martin, resigned after revealing an affair with an employee. cia director david patraeus also resigned friday because of an affiar. reports say google has been cut off in much of china as the communist party appoints new leaders. and gas prices dropped a nickel in the last week to $3.44 per gallon. let's head over to the trading
. >> thank you. norah? >>> for four days during superstorm sandy, president obama and mitt romney took it easy on each other, but on thursday they were back on the attack. >> this is no time for small measures. this is time for real change. when i'm elected president on day one we'll bring real change to america. >> he's saying he's the candidate of change. well, let me tell you, wisconsin, we know what change looks like. and what the governor's offering sure ain't change. >> former white house press secretary robert gibbs is a senior adviser to the obama campaign and join us this morning. good morning, robert. >> good morning, norah, how are you? >> good, good. we have a jobs report coming up today. the unemployment number could tick up. doesn't that reinforce mitt romney's position that obama's record on the economy has been a failure? >> no, look, i think what we expect to see is continued movement forward. 32nd month of positive, private sector job growth adding to the 5 million jobs that's been created as a result of those positive months. look, we're not where we all want to end
demand after superstorm sandy. >>> in after-hours action shares of linkedin are leaping. the professional social network beat third quarter earnings estimates on top and bottom line. linkedin upped full-year revenue guidance. >> one thing we truly need, we need more fuel. so we're reaching out to agencies, to see if we can get more fuel so we can make sure the national guard can continue to operate, that our police department and our fire department can operate so that we can keep our community safe. melissa: boy is this today's new paralyzing problem. that was hoboken, new jersey mayor, dawn zimmer making a desperate plea in the wake of superstorm sandy. she is not the only one that can use a fill-up. it is our top story. dire shortages and major power outages making it impossible for drivers all over the place to fill tanks. if you're lucky enough to find a station that actually has gas. plan on waiting in line for two hours. tom kloza, chief oil analyst and joins me on the phone. tom, tell me what is really going on here? is it a supply shortage? it is is disruption problem? what is ca
that is expected to hit parts of new york and new jersey already devastated by superstorm sandy. mark sebastian of option pit mentoring gives us our first look at the trading day, and what do you anticipate on this post-election day mark? > > well, president obama won, so let's look at what his policies are really going to do. i think he's a weak dollar president. so what does that mean? gold is going to rally, commodities are going to rally. i think you will still have people searching for yield, so the stock market is going to rally. we will see a big sell- off in the vix, and we should see a sell-off in the u.s. dollar as well. > > what do you think about gold and oil here? yesterday they both ramped up. > > we saw both buying ahead of an obama victory. there is a strong belief that gold could make an end-of-year run through its all-time highs toward that $2,000 level. oil is a little more demand-centric, so expect it to test $90, maybe $95 in wti, but i doubt it's going to be testing new highs toward the end of the year. > > as you know, consumer confidence is up. we have retailers repo
by superstorm sandy are struggling to make sure all their residents get a chance to vote. new york has assigned 143,000 people to new polling places. new jersey is allowing voters to e-mail and faction ballots. -- and fax ballots. and the national guard is setting up mobile voting booths in disaster areas. >>> it turns out more than 5 2,000 residents in dc voted early for this election. that is more than 10% of the district's registered voters. and it is more than double the number of early voters in the september 2010 primary. >>> wusa is appealing a fcc decision, requiring this station to let pro and the life independent candidate randall terry buy commercial time. fcc rules require stations to give reasonable access to the ads of candidates for federal office. terry is on the presidential ballot in west virginia, but not in maryland, virginia or the district. in its brief to the fcc, wusa art its signal does not reach west virginia, and therefore it should not be required to run terry's ads. the commission ruled that wusa's signal reaches enough in west virginia to meet the requirement. 9new
million less than the year before. >>> in the wake of superstorm sandy people have reached out. >> scammers using superstorm sandy as an opportunity to pull a fast one. >> we lost everything. >> reporter: for people hit hardest by superstorm sandy it will take years to rebuild. her damage will make it here soon enough. conmen who experts say will start peddling cars. they may look fine in the present, it their past you should worry about. cars flooded in sandy's wake has seen plenty of waters. these ones from new york sat in it for days. we've seen cars flooded out here too. thanks to massive water main breaks in baltimore city. all of these could eventually make their way to you. >> we've seen this sort of behavior in the past. >> reporter: frank runs the national insurance crime brewer. a group created to track fraud from the industry. he said so far member have tracked at least 50,000 vin numbers from cars damaged by sandy. that's for fewer than katrina but still significant. because thousands of flood cars could end up on market and you'll know they're secret. in maryland
. >>> on to superstorm sandy where new york city has now canceled the marathon. that's one of the biggest sporting events of the year but at least 41 new yorkers died in the super symptoms, and nearly half of them on statten island. hundreds need food and water, and they say help just isn't coming fast enough. >> reporter: the new york city marathon is the latest victim of superstorm sandy. the city canceled after public backlash. some complained the marathon would take police away from areas still recovering from the storm. the mayor issued a statement saying we cannot allow controversy over an athletic event to distract attention away from the critically important work that is being done to recover from the storm. many of those affect agreed. >> life changes. you can't -- sometimes you've got to cancel things. there was no halloween. >> reporter: sandy's force is very visible on steapt island where the marathon was supposed to start. in gray kills harbor, boats are piled on top of each other. homes are boarded up, some with signs begging for help. >> we've been completely devastated. >> reporter: hundr
the damage on staten island from superstorm sandy. also during his news conference yesterday, obama said he would refuse to accept any extension of the bush era tax cuts for the wealthiest americans and talks of averting the so-called cliff -- fiscal cliff. >> we cannot afford to extend the bush tax cuts for the wealthy. what we can do is make sure that middle-class taxes don't go up. we can eliminate loopholes, deductions that have a distorting affect on our economy. i believe we have to continue did take a serious look at how we reform our entitlements because health-care costs continue to be the biggest driver of our deficits. so there is a package to be shaped, and i'm confident folks of good will in both parties can make that happen. >> the oil giant bp reportedly has agreed to pay record criminal fine for the 2010 deepwater horizon oil spill in the gulf coast. according to reuters, bp will plead guilty to criminal misconduct and him as a penalty that will surpass the $1.3 billion record held by the drug giant pfizer. it reported settlement could be unveiled as early as today. the euro
for these hit hardest by superstorm sandy. it was a beautiful day in atlanta for saturday's parade. people of all ages lined the streets and waved their flags to salute freedom. at arlington national cemetery, president obama laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns and then met with families who lost loved ones in the iraq and afghanistan wars. >>> some lawmakers are outraged that the fbi left them in the dark about its investigation into general david petraeus' extramarital affair. new york congressman peter king talked with cnn's candy crowley today. >> it seems this has gone on for several months and now it appears they're saying the fbi didn't realize until election day that general petraeus was involved. it just doesn't add up. >> petraeus resigned from his post as cia director after his affair with his by og gra fer paula broadwell went public two days ago. much more on the investigation in a few minutes on cnn. >>> a bipartisan plan for immigration reform appears to be in the work. charles schumer and lindsay graham say their plan includes a tough love path to citizenship. graham
for those struggling from superstorm sandy. a local victim and his conce charlie rose: will you endorse president obama? colin powell: yes. when he took over we were in one of the... worst recessions we had seen in recent times... close to a depression. and i saw, over the next several years, stabilization... come back in the financial community. housing is starting to pick up. the president saved the auto industry. and the actions he's's taken with respect to... protecting us from terrorism have been very, very solid. and so, i think we ought to keep on the track that we are on. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >> in the aftermath of hurricane sandy, government leaders are focusing on finding housing for tens of thousands left homeless after the storm. >> fema has spent nearly $200 million for people in new york and new jersey. also put 34,000 people in hotels and motels. officials have yet to lay out a plan for finding long-term place to live. at the cold weather sets in. >> a noreaster is expected to pass within 50 to 100 miles of t
night football. >>> it has been a week since superstorm sandy struck new york and new jersey. more than 1 1/2 million are still without power. fema is setting up goes distributions to try to get fuel to people. most of the students in new york did go back to school today, although the trip put an added strain on the transit system that isn't completely yet back online. >>> the rebuild is capturing the hearts of many marylanders as don harrison tells us one group is getting behind first responders. >> reporter: john williams run has facebook page dedicated to anne arundel first responders. >> these guys are working until they drop up there. figure we would do what we can to help them guys. >> while first responders are out helping the hurricane victims, their families are home alone and in many cases without eat. john wants marylanders to drop off blankets, clothes, secure solutions, lock and key. he plays in a local band called pass pasadena. he thought this would be good to give back. >> people that we know who live up there won't be able to get back to the house for six to eight month
. let's get the latest from new york. >> superstorm sandy may have destructiont the behind continues to have a lasting impact. in hoboken, new jersey, national rolled in where 20,000 flooded in stranded homes. stillter of this city is supplies arend running low. farther south, the powerful lifted homes from their foundations and ruptured gas spreading fears of a e explosion. a> everywhere you go, you hear noise of the open gas lines. >> utility crews cannot reach fire in an affluent jersey e neighborhood and are until they can shut off the gas. york, it really is a tale cities. nie you can see the stark difference. manhattan split in half. those with power and those without. above 34th street, the lights are on. below 34th street, it's dark and vacant. but gribble little scary, we just have to make it work. >> 14 of 23 subway lines in the running on a limited basis. traffic on the street remains clogged. mayor ordered an unprecedented passenger menem for all manhattan.ng three-car minimum. in brooklyn, share a shovel into , that's another idea. >> the lights are back on in our area f
, cheryl conner, abc2 news. >>> we no longer have superstorm sandy to worry b now the temperature is starting to fall like a rock. what will the weather be like. we have a look at the forecast. >> reporter: cool and cloudy. that is the setup for the rest of the evening. we had a few breaks of sunshine. that's been pleasant, seeing sandy beginning to losen -- loosen her gri. temperatures falling in the mid-40s out there in spots toward towson and the wind gusts around 30 in annapolis. breezy and chilly for the rest of the night into the early morning hours. it will be a cold start right around 37 degrees. we'll talk about how things will shape up toward election day minutes away. >> you watched as we filed one report after another about how the state was getting ready. sandy never did hit the way we thought but that preparedness came in handy for our neighbors to the west. >> reporter: garrett county by far got hit the hardest. heavy snows blocking roads, trapping people, a situation so dire that the county put a call out for help. >> really, everything that they've asked for. we s
the people, the emergency officials that he has been in touch with regarding superstorm sandy and that he would, in fact, take good care to make sure that people are responding to that natural disaster. also, very much sounding like this is a time where they are trying to, the candidates, put partisan politics aside. here's what he said just moments ago. >> because when disasters strike, we see america at its best. all the petty differences that consume us in normal times all seem to melt away. there are no democrats or republicans during a storm. there are just fellow americans. >> want to bring in briana keiller, with the president in green bay, wisconsin. briana, i thought that was a really interesting passage there, part of this speech. there are no democrats, republicans during a storm. we're all just americans. well, some people say, you know what, the storm is over, and we are back to politics as usual. how is he balancing these two messages? >> reporter: well, this was really the segue. part of the way that he is balancing is by staying in touch, obviously, with officials in affec
clarksburg. >>> more now on the superstorm stand sandy aftermath. maryland is serving two ambulance strike team to help out with the recovery effort in new jersey. each team consists of five ambulances and one supervisor. they will be heading out at 5:45 this morning for egg harbor township west of atlantic city. >> atlantic city's legendary boardwalk is destroyed due to the storm as well as a countless number of businesses and homes along the coastline. farther north, 25% of hoboken is still under water trapping thousands of residents there. nearly 3 million people in the garden state are still without power. president obama and new jersey governor chris christie toured some of the hardest hit areas yesterday. we'll have a live update from new jersey coming up at 5:30. >>> frederick county, maryland was one of the hardest hit areas by superstorm sandy. sky fox flew over the area near the monocacy river yesterday. you can see flooded homes and roads. this morning, officials tell fox 5 the water level at the river has receded and there is no major flooding. >>> new this morning, crews are s
in the wake of superstorm sandy long lines commuters are still waiting in to get gasoline and what one impatient driver is accused of doing that could land him in jail for 15 years. >>> java jolt in the race for president. the starbucks executive throwing his support behind one of the candidates after >>> 87 northbound headlights in san jose hazy, fog thickest inland valleys east bay and will run into this morning. dry and we have record high temperatures in the seven day forecast. >>> 6:14. only four days until election day. new poll shows the race for president remains about dead even. new poll shows 49% of likely voters across the country back president obama, 48% mitt romney. the race is tied when you consider the margin is plus or minus three percentage point. stay with abc7 morning news. coming up katie marzullo will have more on what president obama and mitt romney have planned for today. plus how the new jobs report released this morning could impact the race. >>> the coffee executive who campaigned against partisan gridlock in washington is making an endorsement. the starbucks
. there have been images of superstorm sandy and kids and want to do something to help. consider donating treats to kids on the east coast whose halloween celebrations may have been disrupted. >> those are all great ideas. >> great idea. unlike those ideas a lot. halloween is over and you might be feeling it's a fact. explain why hurricane sandy might impact the upcoming election, here is jane king with our bloomberg business report. >> good morning. we are surviving. that would be the most honest answer i can give the. widespread power outages caused by superstorm sandy may disrupt the voting for the big election. the democrat election commissioner on long island, new york says power is still out at 90% of the county's polling sites. that is a big problem with voting machines that are electronic. swing state virginia has thousands with out electricity and uses a variety of electronic voting equipment. on wall street, the weekly jobless claims ahead of tomorrow's monthly jobs report, the government says it is going to be out on time. we get another check of the manufacturing industry late
.b.r.," washington. >> susie: relief is rolling in for victims of super-storm sandy, but governor cuomo of new york said he still expects gasoline supplies to remain tight for a few more days. the scramble for fuel, is heating up as another storm heads to sandy's hardest hit areas, bringing with it freezing temperatures and more rain by mid-week. >> reporter: the lines for gasoline are shorter, but some stations are still without power, others did not have gas to sell, and thousands of people are still relying on generator power and desperately need fuel. but help is on the way: fema gas tankers rolled into 10 locations across new york and new jersey overnight. bringing eight million gallons of gasoline, another 28 million gallons are on the way. triple-a now estimates that 60% of gas stations in the hardest hit areas of new york city, new jersey, and long island are up and running. for those who do get gas, they'll pay more for it. gasoline prices in the northeast have increased as much as 14 cents a gallon. >> tom: 1.3 million people are still without power tonight, one week after superstorm sand
. there were 355,000 new claims. that is 15,000 less than the 370,000 estimate. many say superstorm sandy could push unemployment applications higher and that is typical after a large hurricane. >>> school teacher won a award and now in line for national recognition as well. she teaches 7th grade english. named one of 5 california teachers. the incident said she is an innovative teacher, she has her students write down their own daily learning targets and she is a contender for national teacher of the year. >>> today we are seeing rain in the bay area as our chief meteorologist bill martin said yesterday. >> scattered showers and snow on the higher elevations of the bay area. but the big thing right now, how cool it is. temperatures last couple days, warm, records a couple days ago and now temperatures are in the 50s. the rain and the snow. we are seeing it on the higher elevations. check it out. the white area is snow. snow in there foothills. blue canyon. 4-inches there. showers moving on shore towards san francisco now and half moon bay. scattered showers. that is the deal. cold storm. this
, the death toll from the u.s. from superstorm sandy as now topped 70. meantime, maryland is sending two ambulance strike teams to help out with the recovery effort in new jersey a countle number of home along the shoreline have been damaged or destroyed and some areas are still too hazardous to allow residents to go back in. farther north, about 25% of hoboken is still under water. >>> fire crews are still on the scene of a fire in northwest d.c. they were called to what witnesses say is a warehouse late last night. it is locatedded on moore street right near union market. we do have a crew on the way there and we'll have the latest updates soon. >>> stafford county sheriff's have stepped up the hunt for lawrence stewart, last soon in a red hyundai accent with virginia plates but may also be in a white nissan altima with and pennsylvania plates. >>> heap was in full force on m street last night. >> as well as d.c. place patrolling the area on horse back and foot to make sure everyone had a safe night. audrey barnes has the details. >> reporter: the party atmosphere was in full force in
something else to think about for a few hours, those victims in the wake of superstorm sandy. knocks the ball out, recovers and heads for the house with lead blockers. they would review this play, and yet look for yourself and judge for yourself. they still rule a fumble and a touchdown for the giants. hand moving forward, yes. the steelers come to life in the final quarter. mike wallace on the receiving end of this 51-yard td. a comeback win, 24-20 the final. giant fall to 6-3 on the year. >>> browns hosting the ravens. fan of the day award there. no score ravens, running the no hurdle. rice in from 8 yards out. baltimore up 7-0. you know what it's time to do. time to march. rice doing his thing. late fourth quarter, flacco pitches to bernard. down the sideline for a 12-yard touchdown strike. 14-0. flacco to the former terrapin, corey smith goes outside and the distance, 19 yards for the score. flacco is a perfect 10-0 against cleveland. >>> the colts hosting the dolphins. a big day for the rookie qb. 9-yard hookup. wayne getting glad hands from the fans. second quarter, tied at 10.
should be a big test for people affected by superstorm sandy in the northeast. now, there are still more than a million power outages and commuters, students and drivers forced out of their cars will be converging on mass transit systems. there are still long lines at gas station and power generators are being brought in to polling stations for tomorrow's elections. a strong nor'easter storm is expected to hit the region on wedne city mayor michael bloomberg says crews are still working around the clock to bring the power back and clean up the mess left behind by the storm. good-bye says 20,000 people would need somewhere to live were public housing residents before the storm hit. the mayor visited staten island and rockaway this weekend to see the damage for himself. >>> things are slowly getting back to normal in western maryland now. officials say about 59% of roads in gulf air the county have opened since superstorm sandy dumped as much as 30 inches of snow in some places. more than 5,000 customers still have no power. today, public schools in garrett county will open on a regular sc
superstorm sandy. we're talking about new york and of course the new jersey coast. now in new jersey, what we're talking about here's the latest numbers. 1.7million people in new jersey still without power. that number is down about a million so power crews are making some progress. but not fast enough. yesterday governor chris christie said getting them back on the grid is priority number one. >> we're in a triage and attack phase now of the storm. so we can restore power, reopen schools, prepublic transportation back online and allow people to return to their homes if they've been displaced. >> reporter: now for people no new york trying to go back to work two big challenges. first gas, no power, means most gas pumps don't work and the stations that to have power have lines that stretch for miles long. then once they can get gas their second challenge is having enough people in their car to enter new york city. since most mass transit is down, most cars are turned away with less than three people in it. that of course won't apply to the trucks that will heading in from virginia just a littl
of superstorm sandy's damage has become clearer and more alarming, five a day. this morning sandy is blamed for 75 deaths in ten states. and about 5 million homes and businesses still have no electricity. >> in new york city many subway and commuter trains are now running and the city has put restrictions on drivers trying to get into manhattan. drivers also face severe gas shortages throughout the new york metro area. this morning hundreds of thousands of people along the new jersey shore are facing months even years of rebuilding. jeff glor is in things where president obama saw the power of sandy for himself on wednesday. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: norah, good morning to you. 14 are dead in new jersey but there is increasing concern that as more homes are searched that toll could rise. on wednesday president obama walked along new jersey's battered coastline side-by-side with governor chris christie. both offering encouragement to sandy's survivors. >> we're here four. we won forget. we'll follow up to make sure you get all the help you need until you rebuild. >> reporter: after ge
hours to help restore power to new york and new jersey devastated by superstorm sandy. many people remain without power four days after sandy made landfall on the shore. 1,500 workers and more than 70 trucks are going to be leaving for the disaster areas in the northeast in just a few hours. they're staging right now and will depart around 7:30 this morning. the damage is widespread from new jersey and beyond. con edison in new york is hoping to have power restored by tomorrow in manhattan and areas of brooklyn with underground power lines but that is just a fraction of the numbers without power. they'll join other utility workers already there troying to get power back online as soon as possible, but this is a monomental task ahead. last night dominion was able to restore power to the last of its more than 200,000 customers that lost power due to sandy. that freed them up to be able to send these crews to new york and new jersey, the areas hardest hit. that's the latest here from national harbor. back to you. >>> well, only days to go until the election. and both president obama a
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